Pop-up screenings help to tackle prostate cancer
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Pop-up screenings help to tackle prostate cancer

Joanna Bacon Freelance writer

An initiative, developed by advanced nurse practitioner Sarah Minns, hopes to promote early diagnosis as research reveals total prostate cancer deaths in UK has overtaken breast cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among males in the UK. About one in eight will develop the disease in their lifetime. Figures for 2015, released by Prostate Cancer UK in February, show the number of men dying from prostate cancer has now overtaken female deaths from breast cancer for the first time.

Primary Health Care. 28, 4,20-21. doi: 10.7748/phc.28.4.20.s21

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